This training collection gives you the hands-on skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure platform.
You will build on your skills in configuring and managing VMware Horizon® 8 through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs.
You learn how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines and how to provide a customized desktop environment to end-users.
Additionally, you will learn how to install and configure a virtual desktop infrastructure platform.
You learn how to install and configure VMware Horizon® Connection Server™, VMware Unified Access Gateway™, how to configure a load balancer for use with Horizon, and how to establish Cloud Pod Architecture.
Years of Experience
What you will learn
Recognize the features and benefits of VMware Horizon
Define a use case for your virtual desktop and application infrastructure
Use vSphere to create VMs to be used as desktops for VMware Horizon
Create and optimize Windows VMs to create VMware Horizon desktops
Install and Configure Horizon Agent on a VMware Horizon desktop
Configure, manage, and entitle desktop pools of full VMs
Configure and manage the VMware Horizon Client systems and connect the client to a VMware Horizon desktop
Configure, manage, and entitle pools of instant-clone desktops
Create and use Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktops and application pools
Monitor the VMware Horizon environment using the VMware Horizon console Dashboard and Horizon Help Desk Tool
Identify VMware Horizon Connection Server installation, architecture, and requirements
Describe the authentication and certificate options for a Horizon environment
Recognize the integration process and benefits of Workspace ONE Access and Horizon 8
Compare the remote display protocols that are available in VMware Horizon
Describe the 3D rendering options available in Horizon 8
Discuss scalability options available in Horizon 8
Describe different security options for Horizon environment
Customers attending this course should have, at a minimum, the following skills and Microsoft Windows system administration experience:
Use VMware vSphere® Web Client to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
Open a virtual machine console on VMware vCenter Server® and access the guest operating system
Create snapshots of virtual machines
Configure guest customization specifications
Modify virtual machine properties
Convert a virtual machine into a template
Deploy a virtual machine from a template
Configure Active Directory services, including DNS, DHCP, and time synchronization
Restrict user activities by implementing Group Policy objects
Configure Windows systems to enable Remote Desktop Connections
Build an ODBC connection to an SQL Server database
Who should attend this course?
The target audience for this course is Tier 1 Operators, administrators, and architects for VMware Horizon should enroll in this course.
These individuals are responsible for the creation, maintenance, and or delivery of remote and virtual desktop services.
Additional duties can include the implementation, support, and administration of an organization's end-user computing infrastructure.